Welcome To Del Norte County
Where The Redwoods Meet The Ocean
The county seat for Del Norte county, Crescent City is the rushing hub of the county. However, the rushing hub of Del Norte is no match for Los Angeles ... Del Norte is a relaxed community surrounded by Redwoods on three sides and the Pacific Ocean on the fourth side. From Crescent City, you have it all ... vistas or Redwoods, the Klamath Mountain Range, gorgeous coastal views of the Pacific, yet you are in the city. Live on Pebble Beach Drive and see the Lighthouses, Pacific Ocean, and coastline from your home. Live at south side of town, see the harbor, and bay. Live on the east and feel the Redwood Forests. Wherever you live in Crescent City, look you will look around and see the lush green mountains and feel the fresh air of the nearby ocean. Crescent City's harbor serves a commercial fishing for salmon, shrimp, tuna, cod and Dungeness grab. Crescent City's Jack McNamara Field Airport provides commercial air services to and from the region. The homes include custom million dollar homes on the ocean front, historic Victorian homes, executive homes, down to small homes from past logging and fishing era. Just outside of the city limits, in the unincorporated surroundings, you will find homes on acreage, homes on subdivision lots, as well as lots and acreage waiting for you to build. If you want the city life with the feel of a vacation area ... you should take a look at Crescent City.
Located 25 minutes east of Crescent City on Highway 199. Gasquet is a beautiful Hamlet along Highway 199, recessed in the Six Rivers National Forest. Locals refer to Gasquet as being in the banana belt of the area because of the area temperatures and types of plants that tend to thrive in the area. Homes here are very individual, with an extremely rural feel. Homes with huge stone fireplaces, massive structure, acreage and river front or river view positioning is not unusual. However, certainly, you can find small homes and cabin on beautify properties. Roads are rural, heading up into the local hills or back away from the highway to provide access to homes, properties and the river. Here, you live with Redwoods, live in the mountains, live along the river. You will enjoy the the Serpentine rock formations of the Klamath Mountain Range, enjoy the life of a small town retreat. If you would have dreamt of living in your own forest, on your own river, fishing for salmon from your own riverbank, you need to look check out Gasquet CA.
Located 15 minutes east of Crescent City on Highway 199, Hiouchi boasts beautiful Redwood forests. Minutes from Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, along the Smith River, Hiouchi is the home for those who want to live in the Redwoods. Homes in Hiouchi are very rural. The homes tend to be on acreage. While you may want a small home, you can find small homes there. However, if you would like an executive home with gorgeous view, you can find large homes with gourmet kitchens, and grand great rooms. In Hiouchi, you will feel you are living in a State Park ... with gorgeous vistas in all direction.
The southern most community of Del Norte county, Klamath is an untapped jewel. Klamath is noted for its Redwoods vistas, and renowned Klamath River. Kamath properties are very rural, including homes, lots and acreage in the trees and along the Klamath River. Klamath River is a favorite destination for those that love fishing for salmon and steelhead. Visit the overlook on Requa Road and see the incredible vista that looks down on the mouth of the Klamath River, see the incredible view of the ocean and see the beauty of the trees. If you like the outdoors, and are looking for fishing, relaxation and serenity, look into Klamath California as your home.
15 minutes from Crescent City CA and 15 minutes from Brookings Oregon, Smith River is a central location to enjoy life of Del Norte County. Living in Smith River, you are minutes for the Pacific Ocean, minutes from the Smith River, only minutes from the Redwoods. While Smith River is dubbed the Easter Lily Capital of the World, if you are looking for a home with an ocean or river view, this is the place to look. In Smith River, the Smith River meets the Pacific. While the lily fields are low and lovely, they quickly meet the Klamath Range and view from these hills are breath-taking. Whether you buy a home or acreage on Ocean View Drive or near the Nautical Heights development, what you will find is a incredible panoramas of the coastline, north into Oregon, south to point Saint George. Ocean views will include incredible sea stacks, and gorgeous sunsets. River views will include the Mouth of the Smith, a site to be seen. Hillside home in Smith River are thick with trees, fulliage. Without a doubt, for a view, look to Smith River to find ocean front properties, ocean view properties, river front properties, river view properties or Redwoods experience. To cap of the wonder of the area, you have the bloom of the Easter Lilly fields each year and the ranches in the valley and the pleasure of watching the Aleutian Geese in the fields yearly. Sitting in the Banana Belt, Smith River temperatures may be just what your are looking for. For a place where you can choose your own pace as well as your view, try Smith River.